Nipissing University

country rank  62
world rank  2186

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University Overview

Established in 1992, Nipissing University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of North Bay (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Ontario. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bracebridge. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Ontario, Nipissing University (NU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Nipissing University (NU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 27 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Canadian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym NU
Founded 1992
Motto Integritas
Colours Blue and green

University Location

Address 100 College Drive
North Bay (population range: 50,000-249,999)
P1B 8L7 Ontario
T +1 (705) 474 3450
F +1 (705) 495 2850
Other locations Bracebridge

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 100 College Drive
North Bay P1B 8L7
+1 (705) 474 3450

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Nipissing University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Ontario

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Ontario College of Teachers (OCT)
  • Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Canada (UC)
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Council of Ontario Universities (COU)
  • Canadian Virtual University (CVU)
  • Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)
  • Canadian University Press (CUP)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019